Multicast is the mechanism using which data traffic is reduced thoughout the network if a certain number of receivers are interested in the same data from the same source. This increases the efficiency of the network as less packets needs to be processed by the intermediate routers in the network. ...

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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...
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Windows XP multicast route unable to be set on Windows 7

I have to set a route that I am setting in windows xp by using this command : route -p add 224.224.224.0 mask 240.240.240.0 150.1.2.194 metric 30 Under windows 7, this command doesn't work anymore (...
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Getting Chromecast to work across subnets

I know Google says its not supported. Has anyone got a Chromecast to talk to a client on a different subnet? I have an OpenWRT router connected to my internet providers router (parent router). The ...
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Streaming multicast on VLC over ipv6

We are trying to send a multicast video stream using VLC 2.2.1 on ipv6 protocol between two computers - server and receiver. Both computers are connected via Ethernet cable from one network card to ...
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How to make a multicast IPTV video stream accessible through WiFi, when it's only accessible through wired connection

So thanks to my service provider I'm able to watch some TV channels through the computer, using software (VLC, ffplay, MPlayer, etc) that is capable of playing multicast UDP streams. My problem is ...
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What will a router do receiving a multicast IP packet with no multicast routing protocols enabled in it?

Have anybody seen what a router having no multicast routing protocols enabled will do when it receives multicast data ? will it ignore ? Will it consider it as like any other unicast data ?
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IGMP v3 multicasted television through router with IGMP v2

we can connect to internet using LAN cable at out student's dormatory. We can watch multicasted television on our computers using VLC media player. Everything works fine this way. I decided to buy ...
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can Multicast receivers also act as multicast data generators?

suppose I have 4 computers A B C and D. If B C and D are receiving multicast data from A, can one of them ...say B... can also send multicast data to others say A C and D?
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Problem in listening to multicast in multihomed Linux server

I am trying to write a multicast client on a machine with two NICs, and I can't make it work. I can see with a sniffer that once I start the program the NIC (eth4) start receiving the multicast ...
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NTP Multicast configuration

I'm trying to get NTP multicast set up between a few computers. Right now I'm getting NTP multicast packets from a computer that I have neither access to nor information on (let's call that A) that is ...
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Swapping the ISP supplied router on DSL connections that also supply TV

My ISP is TalkTalk and I have one of their FTTC packages. With that I also have their YouView TV service. Before getting this service I used my own routers, as ISP supplied ones didn't have the ...
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Windows firewall continues to log a dropped multicast packet, even though the rule matches on port

I have two executables that communicate via UDP multicast sockets on separate Windows machines connected via a hub. Machine 192.168.1.40 is not receiving the messages from 192.168.1.41. I have ...
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Windows hosted network not transmitting multicast H.264 stream

I am trying to have a Windows hosted network WiFi access point route a multicast stream to an associated computer. The following is my network layout: IP Camera --(Wired)--> Computer A --(Wireless)--...
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Why does multicast streaming only work with 224.0.0.0/4 routed to network card/NIC in Linux?

a project of mine involves multicast streaming of DBV-S2 TV channels by using a networked SAT tuner. As there are no IGMP-capable network switches, the network is quite stressed and so I set up a ...
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How does UPnP know which IGD to port forward on if there is more than one IGD?

Say I have two IGDs on the same subnet with UPnP enabled. The host is configured to use one as its default gateway. How do UPnP applications know which IGD to port forward on. I don't think they use ...
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Unable to get video for multicast to Windows XP

Please help me with the problem of getting video on a multicast network camera. There are 2 computers with Windows XP: one works, the other does not. The network architecture is simple: a hub to which ...
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Receive multiple multicast on multi homed computer

I have a Windows program that receives information via multicast. My computer has two cards. I'd like to run two instances of the program and have each one sign up using a different multicast address ...
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how to forward multicast traffic between vpn tunnels?

I have a linux machine (ubuntu), with several VPN tunnel devices (layer 3); I want ip multicast traffic to be forwarded between the tunnel devices, but this does not happen. I am using pimd but it ...
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Sending ihex file over UDP using sockets

I am working with IPv6 and UDP sockets using python-2.7. I am particularly focusing on IPv6 Multicasting ff02::1 where every Link-Local address device (with fe80::) responds to queries from a central ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 and UDPXY

I need to convert multicast stream which comes on eth1 and forward it as UDP stream on eth0 so other computers and students in subnet can see it(connecting mcast stream to router or switch for ...
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Multicast rate for each group

Is it possible to configure home wifi routers (like Linksys E4200, EA4500, DIR-655, etc.) to have a separate multicast rate for each multicast group? Ex: 239.0.0.1 should be configured at a multicast ...
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How to connect two bluetooth speakers simultaneously via “Virtual Audio Cable”?

I have two speakers that I need to connect wirelessly via bluetooth. These are standard aux/usb speakers, and presently I've connected one of the speakers via 3.5mm jack to my windows 10 laptop. I ...
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Multicast Entries in Arp Table

So, I recently ran the arp -a command on my primary windows machine and noticed that there were a ton of multicast class-d addresses listed in my arp table. I do not remember seeing so many ...
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Enable multicast between server/client application

I have a VirtualBox VM running openSuse and an application that is meant to multicast data. I also have an application that is on the same machine running on Windows 7 that is meant to receive the ...
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Stream Multicast channel on a website

I have a simple website with JWPlayer. Right now it is receiving a stream from my camera (rtmp protocol). I'm looking for a simple way to do the same thing with a multicast channel. I guess that I'm ...
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iperf returning “bind failed: cannot assign requested address” in Windows XP and 7

I am trying to set up iperf on an old HP server running Windows XP Professional to test multicast, but whenever I issue the command iperf -s -u -B <ip address>, it returns: bind failed: ...
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How to multicast live H264 without transcoding?

I have a live H264 stream (hardware encoded from the webcam) and I'd like to stream it over the network using multicast on a Linux platform. Because the platform has limited CPU power, and the data ...